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First Year Photo Booth

Áras na Mac Léinn: 12pm - 3pm

The SU (Student's Union) bring you the photo booth, an opportunity to capture a memory from your first day here at NUI Galway. You will find the booth in the foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn, beside the Bailey Allen Hall. By the way Áras na Mac Léinn is the Student Building where you will find, on the ground floor, the SocsBox (Societies Office), Flirt FM, Arts Office and the HUB Common Room. Upstairs you will find The Health Unit, the Students Union office-where they have free stuff- plus lots of great spaces for student use.

Glow Dodge-Ball

Kingfisher: 2pm - 4pm

Call down to the Kingfisher Sports Centre and join the Sports Club team for some Glow in the Dark Dodge ball, yes it will be in the dark, but don't worry the balls will glow! It's in the Kingfisher Sports Centre where you will not only find the Sports Clubs main office there is also a climbing wall, a gym, a swimming pool and lots more, why not ask for a tour at the front desk.

Yoga Vinyasa Flow with Lotus Soc

The View, 4-5:30pm; Sign up at 3:30pm

Join Lotus Soc for their Vinyasa Flow yoga session in the View. Start your semester off with yoga to prepare your mind and body for a successful semester ahead. Sign up starts at 3:30pm. 

Big Class Photo

The Quad: 5.30pm

This is the chance to be part of the big photo with all the other first years, which will be taken in the Quadrangle, the beautiful old building which was the first building of Queens College Galway built in 1849, so be part of history, your college history starts right here.

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Societies Games Room

Áras na Mac Léinn upstairs: 6.00pm - 10.00pm

If you are into gaming and want to check out the collection of gaming societies here in NUI Galway, this is the place for you- upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. You will meet the Anime and Manga Society who will be screening the film Cowboy Bepop: The Movie- in the Space, Fansci will be playing games in the View, and you will find CompSoc in the meeting rooms. You are welcome to drop in at any time during the evening, there will be refreshments and a chance to meet fellow gamers. If Gaming hasn't been your scene, don't be discouraged! All of our societies are inclusive of all members and there are games and fun for every skill level! 

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Chaplains BBQ: Meet & Eat

7.00pm, An Gairdin Socs, beside the Chapel

Call over for a yummy burger and other goodies to the chapel garden, meet the Chaplains Fr. Ben and Fr. Declan, there will be music and a chance to make some friends.

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Comedy Soc Presents 'Netflix and Chill'

O'Flaherty Theatre, Concourse 6:15pm

Netflix and chill with ComedySoc. They will be taking a vote for what film they will be showing so arrive on time to have your say! The selection includes: What Now, Bad Grandpa, Jimmy Carr's Funny Business, Step Brothers, Young Offenders and Boy. It all kicks off at 6:15pm in the O'Flaherty Theatre on the main concourse! 

African Carribbean Society Movie

Anderson Theatre, Concourse, 7:30pm

The African Caribbean Society will be showing the film 'Selma'; a provocative portrayal of the civil rights movement in the United States starring David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey, and Common, to name a few! ACS is a society focused on community and collaboration. They host various events throughout the year, allowing students to participate in cultural dances, workshops, game nights and more. Join us for our screening of Selma and get to know our committee and other society members and what we're about! Check it out at 7:30pm at the Anderson Theatre on the Concourse! 

Society Variety Show

The Cube, Áras na Mac Léinn 7pm

Join the Musical Society and Dramsoc for the freshers variety show. You will have the opportunity to perform and win a great prize or just enjoy the performance from the society members and your fellow freshers. There will be pizza!!

Big Fáilte Table Quiz

8.00pm, An Bialann (Úr restaurant) under the Library

Join the Literary & Debating Society who will provide the questions, come on your own or as a group, there will be tables of 4 and don't worry if you don't already have a team we will be creating teams on the spot. Check and see how smart you are, what random facts you remember (without even knowing you knew them!) meet new people and win some great prizes! There will be no checking Google for the answers, teamwork is where it is at! There will be lots of delicious finger food thanks to the great guys in Sodexo (the company who run the restaurant). Hope to see you there.

Bingo Loco

8.30pm, Sult, College Bar

Call in to Sult, the college bar beside The Bailey Allen and join the SU for a night of crazy Bingo, with prizes. Over 18's only, with ID please! 

Film Society Movie

O' Flaherty Theatre, Main Concourse at 8:30pm

Join the Film Society in the O'Flaherty Theatre on the Concourse at 8:30pm for their screening of Captain Fantastic. The Film Society is a very active society on campus, with weekly film screenings and various film related events throughout the year! Check out this film and meet some of the members to get your film buff fix! 

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